Updating Geolocation of /24 within corporate /16

David Sotnick sotnickd-nanog at ddv.com
Fri Feb 10 03:19:11 UTC 2017

Hi Tyler,

I have not yet tried this, but am doing so now, thanks!


On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 6:27 PM, Tyler Conrad <tyler at tgconrad.com> wrote:

> Have you tried submitting a correction to some geolocation services
> directly yet? Maxmind is pretty heavily used.
> https://support.maxmind.com/correction-faq/submit-a-
> correction/how-do-i-submit-a-correction-to-geoip-data/
> On Thursday, February 9, 2017, David Sotnick <sotnickd-nanog at ddv.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi NANOG,
>> You have given good advice on updating IP Geolocation data in the past,
>> including visiting 'www.google.com' from a mobile device and selecting
>> "use
>> exact location [from GPS]". This worked out well for us a few years ago
>> for
>> a single IP which we were NATting out of in a new geographic location.
>> Now we are in a position where we have been assigned site-local /24 (out
>> of
>> the corporation's larger /20 space) networks for a couple of locations and
>> I'm wondering how I go about updating IP Geolocation data to note that two
>> /24 networks are no longer at the Corporate HQ location.
>> I understand that when users first start using these site-specific /24
>> networks, they will be lumped in with the larger /20 space as far as their
>> geolocation goes, but besides the Google/GPS method, is there a
>> cleaner/better way to do this? Do Geolocation services use SWIP data?
>> Should I have the /24s have separate SWIP data noting the geo location?
>> I'd
>> love a place to be able to say: "This /24 is at this geoloc; this /24 is
>> at
>> this geoloc; and the corporate /20 remains where it always has been."
>> Many thanks for your insights in this matter,
>> -Dave

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